Saturday, October 04, 2008

What is Dan Hooper reading?

The latest featured contributor to Writers Read: Dan Hooper, author of the newly released Nature's Blueprint: Supersymmetry and the Search for a Unified Theory of Matter and Force.

Part of his entry:
Within the last month or so, I finished reading Bill Clinton's autobiography My Life and The Cold War: A New History by John Lewis Gaddis. I also read a book about the philosophy of Ayn Rand, but can't say that I found it very compelling.[read on]
Dan Hooper is also the author of Dark Cosmos: In Search of Our Universe's Missing Mass and Energy, a SEED magazine Notable Book.

He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Chicago and an Associate Scientist in the Theoretical Astrophysics Group at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois, where he investigates dark matter, supersymmetry, neutrinos, extra dimensions, and cosmic rays.

Read more about Nature's Blueprint at the publisher's website.

Visit Dan Hooper's website.

Writers Read: Dan Hooper.

--Marshal Zeringue